News

    Facts and Concerns About School-Based BMI Screening, Surveillance and Reporting

    October 6, 2014 Read the Statement.

    Weight Stigmatization Prevalent in Youth Television Programming

    September 17, 2014 
    A recent study published online in the International Journal of Eating Disorders found half of the popular television shows preferred by sampled youth contained at least one weight stigmatizing event. Study findings suggest youth are exposed to instances of weight stigmatization from an early age and learn that these behaviors seem socially acceptable. Learn More.

    Mark your online calendar for Weight Stigma Awareness Week - September 22-26, 2014

    August 12, 2014 
    The AED is a proud supporting organization for the 4th Annual Weight Stigma Awareness Week 2014 (#WSAW2014) hosted by the Binge Eating Disorder Association (BEDA). From September 22 – 26 you will find toolkits, blog posts and interviews with thought leaders in support of the theme Tools That Build Conversations: Initiating the Weight Stigma Talk. More to come in the following weeks about how to participate and get involved via social media! Learn More.

    AED Supports Mothers and Others March in Washington, DC

    August 12, 2014 
    AED is proud to announce that we are partnering with the Eating Disorders Coalition (EDC), Mothers Against Eating Disorders (MAED), and the Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness in supporting the first ever Mothers and Others March (M.O.M) in Washington, DC, on September 30, 2014. Learn More.

    Request for Proposals: Medical Care Guidelines Study

    July 22, 2014 
    AED is now accepting proposals from qualified researchers to investigate the efficacy of the medical guide, Eating Disorders: Critical Points for Early Recognition and Medical Risk Management in the Care of Individuals with Eating Disorders.  Learn More.

    Call for IJED Associate Editor in Neuroscience and Biology

    July 22, 2014 
    Deadline for applicants is August 31. Learn More.

    AED Applauds Removal of “Nothing Tastes As Good As Skinny Feels” by Hudson’s Bay Company

    July 18, 2014 
    Read the position statement.

Advocacy & Publications

Resources

    For the Professional


    Don't Miss the Next AED Twitter Chat

    Posted April 20, 2014 

    AED Forum Newsletter 

    Check out the latest Issue of the AED Forum e-newsletter.
    Posted June 26, 2014

    Special Interest Groups (SIGs)

    AED's Special Interest Groups (SIGs) bring together members with personal and professional interests.
    Posted January 14, 2014

    Read the Latest Issue of IJED 

    The April 2014 issue of the International Journal of Eating Disorders is now Available.
    Posted April 7, 2014

    For the Public

     

    Guide to Recognition/Management

    Eating Disorders: Critical Points for Early Recognition and Medical Risk Management in the Care of Individuals with Eating Disorders
    Posted January 14, 2014  

    About the AED

    Learn more about the Academy for Eating Disorders and how you can get involved.
    Posted January 14, 2014

    About Eating Disorders

    The Academy for Eating Disorders is committed to disseminating information regarding these disorders to both educate, prevent and assist those in need.
    Posted January 14, 2014

    Eating Disorder Videos

    To better educate the public on eating disorders, the AED provides a list of helpful videos available on a variety of topics. 
    Posted January 14, 2014

    Donate to the AED

    Your tax-deductible gift can be targeted to one of a variety of AED programs.
    Posted January 14, 2014
     
     

AED Bookstore

    AED Bookstore

    AED has partnered with Powell's Bookstore to provide the best prices on more than 200 suggested titles for eating disorders professionals and the general public. For each book purchased through the AED Bookstore, AED will receive a 7.5% dividend. So, your purchases are helping support AED operations!

    Have a book you'd like added to the AED Bookstore? AED members who have written or contributed to a book can request to have their book added to the AED Bookstore, pending review. Please contact AED headquarters at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or call +1-847-498-4274.

    See the books below and check out more books on eating disorders at AED's Bookstore Partner, Powell's.
     

     

    AED Featured Titles

    Proceeds from the below books benefit the AED:

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    Kathy Kater has generously pledged to donate all profits from her latest book, Healthy Bodies: Teaching Kids What They Need to Know, to the AED. Promoting health instead of size, this book offers a comprehensive, primary prevention curriculum for addressing body image, eating, fitness, and weight concerns in today's challenging environment.

    Purchase your copy today 

     

     

     

    Aimee Liu's book

     

    Aimee Liu has generously pledged to donate proceeds from her latest book, Restoring Our Bodies, Reclaiming Our Lives, to the AED Scholarship Fund. 

    Purchase your copy today

     

     


     

     

     

     

     

     

    Facts and Concerns About School-Based BMI Screening, Surveillance and Reporting

    October 6, 2014 Read the Statement.

    Weight Stigmatization Prevalent in Youth Television Programming

    September 17, 2014 
    A recent study published online in the International Journal of Eating Disorders found half of the popular television shows preferred by sampled youth contained at least one weight stigmatizing event. Study findings suggest youth are exposed to instances of weight stigmatization from an early age and learn that these behaviors seem socially acceptable. Learn More.

    Mark your online calendar for Weight Stigma Awareness Week - September 22-26, 2014

    August 12, 2014 
    The AED is a proud supporting organization for the 4th Annual Weight Stigma Awareness Week 2014 (#WSAW2014) hosted by the Binge Eating Disorder Association (BEDA). From September 22 – 26 you will find toolkits, blog posts and interviews with thought leaders in support of the theme Tools That Build Conversations: Initiating the Weight Stigma Talk. More to come in the following weeks about how to participate and get involved via social media! Learn More.

    AED Supports Mothers and Others March in Washington, DC

    August 12, 2014 
    AED is proud to announce that we are partnering with the Eating Disorders Coalition (EDC), Mothers Against Eating Disorders (MAED), and the Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness in supporting the first ever Mothers and Others March (M.O.M) in Washington, DC, on September 30, 2014. Learn More.

    Request for Proposals: Medical Care Guidelines Study

    July 22, 2014 
    AED is now accepting proposals from qualified researchers to investigate the efficacy of the medical guide, Eating Disorders: Critical Points for Early Recognition and Medical Risk Management in the Care of Individuals with Eating Disorders.  Learn More.

    Call for IJED Associate Editor in Neuroscience and Biology

    July 22, 2014 
    Deadline for applicants is August 31. Learn More.

    AED Applauds Removal of “Nothing Tastes As Good As Skinny Feels” by Hudson’s Bay Company

    July 18, 2014 
    Read the position statement.

    For the Professional


    Don't Miss the Next AED Twitter Chat

    Posted April 20, 2014 

    AED Forum Newsletter 

    Check out the latest Issue of the AED Forum e-newsletter.
    Posted June 26, 2014

    Special Interest Groups (SIGs)

    AED's Special Interest Groups (SIGs) bring together members with personal and professional interests.
    Posted January 14, 2014

    Read the Latest Issue of IJED 

    The April 2014 issue of the International Journal of Eating Disorders is now Available.
    Posted April 7, 2014

    For the Public

     

    Guide to Recognition/Management

    Eating Disorders: Critical Points for Early Recognition and Medical Risk Management in the Care of Individuals with Eating Disorders
    Posted January 14, 2014  

    About the AED

    Learn more about the Academy for Eating Disorders and how you can get involved.
    Posted January 14, 2014

    About Eating Disorders

    The Academy for Eating Disorders is committed to disseminating information regarding these disorders to both educate, prevent and assist those in need.
    Posted January 14, 2014

    Eating Disorder Videos

    To better educate the public on eating disorders, the AED provides a list of helpful videos available on a variety of topics. 
    Posted January 14, 2014

    Donate to the AED

    Your tax-deductible gift can be targeted to one of a variety of AED programs.
    Posted January 14, 2014
     
     

    AED Bookstore

    AED has partnered with Powell's Bookstore to provide the best prices on more than 200 suggested titles for eating disorders professionals and the general public. For each book purchased through the AED Bookstore, AED will receive a 7.5% dividend. So, your purchases are helping support AED operations!

    Have a book you'd like added to the AED Bookstore? AED members who have written or contributed to a book can request to have their book added to the AED Bookstore, pending review. Please contact AED headquarters at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or call +1-847-498-4274.

    See the books below and check out more books on eating disorders at AED's Bookstore Partner, Powell's.
     

     

    AED Featured Titles

    Proceeds from the below books benefit the AED:

    Image

     

    Kathy Kater has generously pledged to donate all profits from her latest book, Healthy Bodies: Teaching Kids What They Need to Know, to the AED. Promoting health instead of size, this book offers a comprehensive, primary prevention curriculum for addressing body image, eating, fitness, and weight concerns in today's challenging environment.

    Purchase your copy today 

     

     

     

    Aimee Liu's book

     

    Aimee Liu has generously pledged to donate proceeds from her latest book, Restoring Our Bodies, Reclaiming Our Lives, to the AED Scholarship Fund. 

    Purchase your copy today